John Chayka is in his second season with the Arizona Coyotes, but this is the first year in which he has more decision making powers. In his first year, Dave Tippett was heavily involved, but when he was let go in the summer, Chayka was handed the reigns to work as the true general manager….
Andrej Sekera, noted team dad, is hoping to be back on the ice with the boys before Christmas. Sekera is still recovering from the offseason ACL surgery and is now (finally) nearing his return. How far off is he? Let’s take a look.
When Adam Larsson was placed on the injured reserve back on Dec. 1, it was expected that he was only going to miss a week of action. Apparently that isn’t the case anymore, as the rugged defender suffered a setback in practice today and could be out longer than expected.
I admire and respect players like Kris Russell because he’s one of those guys willing to contribute what he can and do whatever it takes to win — dirty, grunt work like blocking shots and banging bodies. Russell gives you all he’s got, even if, in the eyes of some, it’s just never good enough….